Michael S. Finn, Ph.D, L.P.

As a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) with over thirty-five years of experience in Educational Clinical Psychology, Dr Finn is well versed and skilled in psychological assessment, outpatient psychotherapy, consultation, accreditation services, managed care, social security disability, collateral contacts, coordination of interdisciplinary services, case management, supervision, administrative services and aftercare services, He has been employed previously at outpatient psychiatric clinics, residential treatment facilities, psychiatric hospital, detention facilities, youth homes, shelter homes, group homes, supervised independent placements, sheltered workshops and independent practice. Dr. Finn provides accessible, comprehensive, cost -effective, quality mental health, diagnostic and treatment services in a compassionate manner utilizing a systematic approach.



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CURRICULUM VITA
MICHAEL S. FINN, Ph.D
Licensed Psychologist
March 10, 2021



Summary:

As a Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Clinical Psychology, I have obtained valuable and diverse experiences in psychological assessment, outpatient psychotherapy, consultation, accreditation services, managed care, collateral contacts, coordination of interdisciplinary services, case management, supervision, administrative services and aftercare services. I have been self-employed as well as employed in outpatient psychiatric clinics, a community college, residential treatment facilities, a psychiatric hospital, detention facilities, youth homes, shelter homes, supervised independent placements and sheltered workshops. I will continue to gamer diverse experiences to enhance my abilities, knowledge, training and education.



Education:

Doctor of Philosophy — Educational Clinical Psychology
Wayne State University. Conferred: May 5, 1992
Cumulative Grade Point Average: 3.80

Masters of Science Degree - Clinical Psychology
Eastern Michigan University. Conferred: April 28, 1984
Cumulative Grade Point Average: 3.52

Bachelor of Arts - Psychology and Anthropology
Michigan State University. Conferred: June 7, 1980
Cum Laude - Cumulative Grade Point Average: 3.61



Certifications:

Certified Advanced Grief Counseling Specialist (Certification #261974)
ADHD-Certified Clinical Services Provider (Certification #269925)
Certified Personality Disorders Treatment Provider (Certification #554182)
Certified Dialectical Behavior Therapy (Certification #577624)
Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (Certification #111229)
Certified Clinical Telemental Health Provider (Certification #460519)
Certified Grief Counseling Specialist (Certification #945955)
Certified Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinical Specialist (Certification #382615)



Experience:

July 2002 - Present
Licensed Psychologist, Michael S. Finn, Ph.D. PC. Private practice in clinical psychology with focus on individual, couples and family outpatient psychotherapy as well as psychological evaluations for children, adolescents and adults.

2003 - Present
Expert Witness, Social Security Administration Office of Hearings and Appeals. Responsibilities include: psychological evaluation, providing testimony in court related to Social Security Disability and rendering opinions, as to listings of impairments in Appendix I, Subpart P, Regulations No, 4.

1994 - 2004
Licensed Psychologist, Primacare. Employment responsibilities included: administering psychological evaluations for foster care children and adolescents, Michigan Children's Institute (MCI) wards and temporary court wards; treatment planning; collateral contacts with court and residential personnel; and individual and family therapy with children, adolescents and adults.

1990 - Present
Licensed Psychologist and Qualified Mental Retardation Professional at Services to Enhance Potential. Employment responsibilities include: psychological evaluations, treatment planning, implementation of behavior management plans, coordination of interdisciplinary services, and Informed Concsent Board Chair for guardianship.

1989 - 2002
Licensed Psychologist, Cruz Clinic. Employment responsibilities involved: Individual and family psychotherapy with children, adolescents and adults; coordinating psychological and psychiatric services; consulting with collateral agencies and the Utilization Review Committee of the clinic to ensure the quality of professional services; providing after-care services to monitor the progress of patients and determine the need for continued services; administering psychological evaluations; and supervising Limited Licensed Psychologists.

1998 - 1999
Adjunct Instructor, Henry Ford Community College. Employment responsibilities included: Presentation of psychological information from books, journal articles and professional experiences; evaluation of students; introduction to the scientific study of behavior and the process of cognition and effect; as well as acquisition of library research and critical thinking skills.

1989 - 1994
Licensed Psychologist, Bazini Oak Clinic (Oakwood Hospital), Employment responsibilities included: individual and family therapy with children, adolescents and adults; administering psychological evaluations; consulting with collateral agencies to insure continuity of treatment; and providing after-care services.

1982 - 1991
Michigan Limited Licensed Psychologist, Edward J. Wasilewski, Ph.D. and Associates. Conducted custody evaluations, psycho diagnostic assessments and individual treatment programs designed for children, adolescents and adults; administering psychological evaluations; consulting with collateral agencies to ensure continuity of treatment; and providing after-care services.



Extra Curricular:

Activities and Achievements
Member of the American Psychological Association, Michigan Psychological Association, Psi Chi Honorary Society, Golden Key National Honor Society, Michigan State University Psychological Club Newsletter and Organizational Committees and National Honor Society. State of Michigan Competitive Scholarship and four year Scholastic Award recipient. Attended numerous workshops and seminars related to clinical disorders, bereavement and treatment planning and implementation.

References
Credentials, including references, available upon request.